Commercial Brokerage Services

Robert Marvin SVN| Realty Performance Advisors Managing Director
Licensed Real Estate Broker

President, has more than 28 years of successful leadership and management experience in real estate development, construction, and property management. Before forming RFM Services in 2005 with Nick Harris, Marvin held management positions at the Widewaters Group, Grubb & Ellis Real Estate Services, and Rochester Management. While at Grubb & Ellis, he played a major role in the construction and management of Bausch & Lomb’s state of the art world headquarters in downtown Rochester. Marvin’s background includes extensive experience in the skilled trades, and he is a master electrician and is licensed in backflow prevention. He earned his associates degree in applied science in HVAC technology and has earned the Real Property Administrator and the Facilities Management Administrator designations from BOMI International. Marvin is also a licensed New York state real estate broker and soon expects to obtain his CPM (Certified Property Manager) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).


Catherine Barnum SVN| Realty Performance Advisors Managing Director
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Catherine has over 13 years of successful leadership and management experience in property management. Catherine was Property Manager at Finger Lakes College Suites student housing and Park Point at RIT. Catherine also worked as a community manager for Mark VI construction. Catherine also held a position in the Facilities Department with ESL Federal Credit Union. She is a licensed New York State real estate agent who received her MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from the University of Phoenix and her BA (Bachelors of Art) from SUNY Geneseo. Catherine has earned the RPA (Real Property Administrator) designation from BOMI International. Catherine has extensive experience in customer service and mediation training.

Joseph Rowley SVN| Realty Performance Advisors Senior Advisor/Managing Broker
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Mr. Rowley has over 30 years experience in commercial real estate brokerage focused on the Rochester, NY market. He has managed and brokered over $200 million in commercial real estate transactions of all types.

Joseph L. Rowley III SVN| Realty Performance Advisors Associate Advisor
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

In 2013 Joseph became a licensed salesperson after being involved in the commercial real estate business for a number of years holding supporting positions in real estate brokerage and low income housing development. With a Finance degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, a focus in commercial investment was of particular interest and a natural area of focus. Joseph prioritizes building strong relationships with clients gaining a deep understanding of their motivations and objectives to provide the best solutions possible.